Investments by academic institutions did well in 2014, boosting long-term performance records hit during the financial crisis.» Read More
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Sept 15- The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the largest U.S. pension fund, said on Monday that it will pull all $4 billion it has invested in hedge funds because it finds them too costly and complicated.
Sept 15- Calpers, the largest U.S. pension system, said on Monday it has scrapped its hedge fund program and will pull about $4 billion in its investments from 30 such funds.
Sept 11- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn's son, Brett Icahn, has scrapped plans to start his own hedge fund firm and will continue staying with his father's firm, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.
Large investors can't decide if Russian stocks are cheap because of the Ukraine crisis or if the region is still too risky to bet on.
BOSTON, Sept 8- Hedge funds had their best month since February when they reported a 1.56 percent rise in August, according to data released on Monday, on a mix of corporate deals and strong company earnings that helped push the stock market higher.
David Marcus, who has led Juilliard's endowment out of financial crisis losses with the help of Wall Street execs, is set to depart.
Private equity and venture capital firms are set to increase their investments in Latin America after netting billions in new funds.
A senior executive at Blackstone thinks big money investors can make piles of cash by betting on the growth of soccer in the U.S.
Billionaire investors Marc Lasry and Josh Harris say the sports teams they own are no strip and flip play.
Singapore's GIC is taking the unusual step of investing directly in unlisted firms as low yields spur fund managers to adopt a more hands-on attitude.
For some observers, 2014 has tested Och-Ziff's conservative reputation but many analysts are still bullish on the hedge fund firm's prospects.
A major investment firm is getting ready for the next market downturn by seeking to raise a massive pool of capital for distressed bets.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- Some hedge funds seem to have missed out on this week's big rally in U.S. natural gas, cutting bullish bets on the fuel before prices hit six-week highs, government data suggested on Friday.
Some of the most powerful members of the business and investing community think the American economy is going to be just fine.
Equity, commodity and currency markets are experiencing low volatility, but one market variable stands out in the seemingly stable environment.
American investors aren't panicked about the re-emergence of Ebola in Africa, at least in the long term.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 27- Brazilian presidential candidate Aecio Neves said on Wednesday hedge fund founder and former central bank chief Arminio Fraga would be his finance minister if he wins an Oct. 5 election.
*Rokos suing Brevan Howard to overturn non-compete agreement. *Brevan Howard says Rokos seeks to avoid "responsibilities". Rokos's surname is represented by the letter R in Brevan Howard and he was marketed by the firm as a "star trader" who was paid $900 million during his stint at the hedge fund.
It's been a good time to sell, says Scott Sperling, THL Partners co-president, providing perspective on private equity strategies and corporate tax rates.